William Draper Dies
Of Self-Inflicted Wounds
William Draper, 50, farmer of near Martin and well known in this vicinity, died in St. Vincent's hospital Sunday of gunshot wounds in the chest believed to have been seli-inflicted. The tragedy occurred Saturday and an ambulance from the George \ Kern Funeral Heme in Elliston, j rushed the injured man to the I hospital. The body was return-: ed to the Elliston Mortuary and! prepared, for burial, the coroner of Toledo having returned a ver-1 diet of suicide It is reported that the unfortunate man , had ; suffered serious head injuries on i two occasions, some years ago, which undoubtedly led to the mental disturbance blamed for the act. Last rites were held on Wednesday in his late home. Be¬ sides his wife, one brother, Sam, living near Elliston, survives, al¬ so a step-brother, George, of near Bono, and a sister. Mrs. Reisen- burg, of near Helena. He had no children.
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